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How to modify Qlik Sense Engine's Settings.ini

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How to modify Qlik Sense Engine's Settings.ini

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Jul 7, 2023 12:36:53 AM

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This article supplements documentation that requires changes to the Qlik Sense Engine Settings.ini. No settings are provided in this article. 


  1. Stop the Qlik Sense Engine and Qlik Sense Service Dispatcher services on all nodes with engines.
  2. For each of the nodes: open Notepad as Administrator
  3. Open the Settings.ini file. Default location: C:\ProgramData\Qlik\Sense\Engine\Settings.ini
  4. Modify the file to fit this schema:
    [Settings 7]

    Note the blank line at the end of the file.

    The file will look like this:


  5. The key and value will be provided by other knowledge articles or by a Qlik Support technical resource
  6. Save the file
  7. After these changes have been made on all nodes, start the Qlik Sense Engine and Qlik Sense Service Dispatcher services on each node.

If you are looking to modify the Qlik Sense Desktop client settings.ini:

  • The file is found in:  C:\Users\<username>\Documents\Qlik\Sense\Settings.ini 
    Where <username> will be the user who installed Qlik Sense Desktop.
  • The steps remain the same, although no services need to be restarted.
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Hello @SwapneelGolapkar 

Just noting for completions sake that your query was answered here: How to clear the cache used by QlikView Server and QlikSense Engine  

All the best,

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